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Kansas Chapter Urges EPA to Fix the Flint Hills Burning Problem

In a letter to EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks the Kansas Chapter says that KDHE’s 2010 Smoke Management Plan has failed to mitigate the intensive rangeland burning practices in the Flint Hills, citing eleven air quality standard exceedances in 2014 including dangerous fi
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Kansas Sierra Club accepting applications for 2015-16 Environmental Education Grants

The Kansas Sierra Club is now accepting applications for 2015-16 Environmental Grants. Certified teachers in Kansas School Districts may apply for grants ranging from $250 to $1,000 to support teaching and classroom activities that engage students in the issue of climate change and it
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A small-town Kansas bank is helping lead a solar revolution

The Kansas Sierra Club and Cromwell Solar have entered into a partnership in which Cromwell is making a significant donation to support the Kansas Chapter for each sale or lease to a Sierra Club member or friend of Sierra Club. See details from our joint promotion Posted on 12/11/2014
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Southwind Holiday Party (Wichita), December 13

SOUTHWIND HOLIDAY PARTY Friday, December 12, 2014 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm Renfro Studio, 612 E Douglas, Wichita Bring your favorite holiday potluck dish and beverage (alcohol is fine as long as it arrives unopened) Meat will be provided. $5 suggested donation. Hope you can join us for mus
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NRDC Press Release – EPA’s Plan to Curb Carbon Pollution Can Save Billions

Electricity Sector Can Save Nearly $2 billion in 2020, $6.4 billion in 2030 WASHINGTON (November 19, 2014) – The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to curb carbon pollution from  power plants overestimates the electric power industry’s compliance costs by as much as $9 billion
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